Category: Personal Finances
Posted on April 6, 2017
If you’ve ever taken Psychology 101, you’ve probably heard the argument for nature v. nurture. In this multi-century discussion, psychologists have debated whether a person’s genetics or environment make a greater impact their personal behavior. At Fairfax State Savings Bank we’re excited to share our take on this timeless debate, and share how nature and nurture affect your spending habits.
Posted on March 22, 2017
One of the most proactive ways you can protect your personal finances is to take advantage of tax beneficial accounts such as an HSA, 401(k) and IRA. Though these accounts are typically tied to retirement savings, this is not always the case. At Fairfax State Savings Bank we want to help you make the most of your money, by offering these three account options:
Posted on March 15, 2017
How much do you need to retire? Will you continue working after age 65? Do you want to travel during your retirement? These are just a handful of questions that are important for retirement preparation. Unlike saving for a home or new vehicle, saving for retirement requires long-term commitment and goal oriented benchmarks. At Fairfax State Savings Bank we want to help you succeed as you save, and offer these milestone marks:
Posted on March 8, 2017
HGTV’s latest hit show, Fixer Upper, has fans and home buyers looking for new ways to save and restore old homes. While Chip and Joanna have become experts in home renovation, they’re not too shabby when it comes to finances either. Using their home building skills and our banking knowledge we offer these top tips to help fix up your budget in 2017:
Posted on March 1, 2017
Getting your taxes done early not only takes one more thing off your to-do list but further allows you to start planning for the future. Working with your tax professional, determine how much your family may receive this year from a tax refund. No matter the amount, we recommend putting it towards your financial goals for the year. Here are some great strategies we’ve tried to get the best bang for our buck:
Posted on February 22, 2017
Do your savings goals make you feel frozen? Get back on the ice this season, and let Fairfax State Savings Bank help you win your personal financial game. We’ll show you how to keep pushing forward with these strategic hockey tactics:
Posted on February 15, 2017
There are endless famous quotes amongst Facebook newsfeeds and Reddit threads, however, time and time again people seem to hold fast to their favored stand-bys. For topics ranging on everything from love to education, the wise words of others seem to implement a perspective in our lives, that could be left vacant otherwise. To help you achieve your financial aspirations this year, Fairfax State Savings Bank would like to share the quotations we hold dear, to help encourage you along the...
Posted on February 8, 2017
Spring break is a magical time of the year when school is out, the beaches are calling, and wanderlust seems to finally hit at full force. Before you jet-set to your next destinations, make sure you’ve saved enough to enjoy this vacation, without the addition of debt. To help cut the costs, but not the fun, Fairfax State Savings Bank offers these proven money saving tips:
Posted on January 25, 2017
Obtaining your secondary education can be a landmark goal on your journey to success. By opening up opportunities, and enhancing your capabilities, the study of a discipline gives you the skills you need to conquer your future ambitions. More often than not, student loans offer a helpful supplement when financing this experience. However, many students are able to obtain these financial aids without having to budget or offer a credit history, causing a higher likelihood of default among student...
Posted on January 4, 2017
Fairfax State Savings Bank challenges you to make 2017 the year of financial prosperity. Complete with an emergency fund, sound credit, and a monthly budget, you can conquer any fiscal goal so long as you keep moving towards it. To optimize your money management potential, we recommend these seven goals: